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doppler 9000. get your bearings. beltway. no storms around the beltway or downtown but some big storms out to the northwest and more storms north of baltimore. storms that prompted the warnings are out toward cum betterland. for other counties we have a flash food warning. hampshire and others. some very, very heavy rain. again, if you're out in this area trying to get home do not try to cross any flooded areas by foot or by car. this storm is headed to that area and capable of producing rains and very gusty winds. don't see any hail in it. just to the south of pumpkin center and just to the north of green spring and is pushing off to the south and to the east towards paw paw. we will come back and talk about where most of the storms will develop tonight. we will tell you what that means for the rest of the week. lesli? >> thank you, topper. >>> showing a brighter and safer metro area. today we got a new look at the 7000 series cars that will replace hundreds of unsafe and outdated cars on the rails. delia gonclaves is live outside the plaza with a closer look and what passengers think. >>
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ahead, some big changes are coming to mcdonald's. top. >> well lesli, it is hot, but not humid. we talked about this yesterday. it's actually bearable. temperature 94 downtown. 91 in gaithersburg. we'll come back to how long it will stay with us and talk about dangerous heat just around the corner. >> up next, as norway still reels from last week's deadly terror attack, the lawyer defending the suspect says the confessed killer may plead insanity. >>> police have released some of the names of the people, 76 of them killed in a bombing and shooting spree that rocked that nation. the victims and the lawyer for the killer are now speaking out. >> reporter: 16-year-old didn't think she would see her family again. she was on the island when the gunman opened fire. >> i wasn't that scared of my own life. it was that i thought, i'm not able to say good-bye. >> she jumped into a boat to escape the bullets. she says that split second decision saved her life. >> i'm so sure i wouldn't have survived if i swam. >> 76 people died and a bombing in oslo. the lawyer for confessed killer says
. >> sounds good, delia. let's hope it materializes. >> a big switcharoo today on metro to dulles much the airport authority caved to some intense pressure and decided to abandon all the plans to build that rail station underground. bruce leshan has been covering the story but even the other option isn't cheap. bruce. >> reporter: the total cost for phase ii of this, $3.5 billion, with a b. so moving the station above ground it is about $330 million. but the total cost that they really need to get down to, still have to work on it quite a bit and they will have to shave off enough to get down a pretty staggering $2.8 billion. phase i already dominates the view in tyson's corner but getting phase ii paid for all the way out to dulles has been a real struggle. in a packed hearing room the airport's authority voted to move the dulles airport station above ground. even though none of the members seem particularly happy about it. >> i will be embarrassed that the international gateway airport for the capitol of my country has a slip shot station like this. this is an embarrass many and outr
? >> reporter: anita, it's not pretty. four big boats are gone. a fifth boat is almost completely destroyed and you have the pier here at the washington yacht club. look at this back here. you can actually see how much of this dock is going to have to be replaced. so in total, we're talking almost a million dollars in damage. >> i saw a cloud billowing that wasn't really a cloud and i couldn't make sense of it. so i came out to look and see what it was and it was flames coming from the boats. >> jeffrey taylor was sleeping on his boat when the fire broke out around 3:00 this morning. >> what would happen if you didn't wake up? >> i don't want to think about that one. i don't want to think about that one. that would have been real bad. >> incredibly, no one was hurt, including jeffrey who saved some of the boats before firefighters arrived. >> tried cut loose some of the other boats and we got the water hose and started to at least keep some of them a little wet. >> but water can only do so much, even when you are surrounded by it. >> nothing you can do. you are helpless. and you are
big tree. >> this is one of the most beautiful trees on our block. >> you hate to see the tree go though, right? >> it was not going. it's just getting a haircut. in a way, it will open up the sunshine in the yard. that's looking at it positively. >> as for mac, he is trying to look at it positively, too. >> what could i think? it's a done deed. >> delia tells us that everyone worked together to clear the road. neighbors have offered mcdore manets a place to stay until their repairs are made. residents in arlington county were told power would be back by 6:00 tonight. >>> meanwhile down on the national mall, thousands are gathering for tonight's fourth of july festivities, hoping the only thing lighting up the sky will be fireworks. armando. >> reporter: right now the good news is that it is not raining and it is hot and humid. however it's also overcast. all those folks you see out there are being protected from the sun. they are not broiling like lobsters. so far, everybody seems to be having a good time. there were marching bands from all over america. a tribute to our arm
hours after a water main break caused big problems in the area. sky 9 shot this view where the water was shut off to as many as 25 businesses. because of the break on this excessively hot day. it happened this morning around maple avenue between nuttily street and james madison drive. part of maple avenue was shut down for hours. repair crews on the scene throughout the day. >>> heat and humidity not only drains your energy, it also puts a lot of stress on your car. and aaa says it has seen a 32 account increase in heat related service calls. earlier i talked with the auto club's john town send about what we need to do to keep our cars running in a heat wave. >> okay john, we put this thermometer in a car more than a half hour ago. that is enough to cripple a car. >> push your car into a danger zone. and your passengers, too. >> so here's what you need to know before you hit the road in oppressive heat. start with where the rubber hits the road. >> need a tire gauge and you need to check the tread level. if they aren't properly inflated, you could have a blowout at a high level o
wheeling and dealing today. they got a couple of new wide receivers and big time defensive tackle. more on that in about 40 minutes. >>> time is running out to prevent a government default. we're just six days away from the debt ceiling deadline. and democrats and republicans still seem far apart on a deal. derek mcginty has more. >> reporter: the political soap opera goes on. today looks like speaker john boehner has caused a bit of rebellion in the ranks. some more conservative republican caucus members were pretty upset after the congressional budget office said boehner's plan was not so stingy with the federal spending as had been advertised and withheld support for him. today boehner got them in a meeting and said get in line, drop the opposition and some of them at least appeared to be listening. >> i've moved from leaning no to undecided to lean yes. >> it's better than what we would have if the senate democrats and this president continue on the spending. >> there is no other alternative out there that we think could pass the house. >> reporter: meantime, in the senate side demo
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